Swift Code / BIC (Bank Identifier Code) Details for ABRKEGCAALF

ABRKEGCAALF is the swift code for (ALFY BRANCH) Branch of ALBARAKA BANK EGYPT Bank in CAIRO Egypt. The Branch Code for this swift code is ALF. This swift code belongs to a financial institution.

Swift Code is also known as SWIFT-BIC, BIC (Bank Identifier Code), or SWIFT ID. Bank Identifier Code or BIC for ALBARAKA BANK EGYPT (ALFY BRANCH) is also ABRKEGCAALF .

Swift Code / BIC (Bank Identifier Code)
Bank ALBARAKA BANK EGYPT
Branch (ALFY BRANCH)
City CAIRO
Country Egypt Egypt
Branch Code ALF
Address 9th ADLY STREET AL ATABAH 11511 CAIRO EGYPT
Postal Code 11511
Type of institution Financial Institution

What is a SWIFT Code / BIC (Bank Identifier Code)

Swift Code is a unique identification code for a particular bank. It is a standard format for Business Identifier Codes (BICs, previously known as Bank Identifier Codes). It is technically used to identify banks and financial institutions globally distinctively - it says who and where they are. People use these codes to transfer money within banks for international wire transfers (the reason you're probably here looking up for info). SWIFT codes and BIC codes are same and the terms are interchangeable.


Parts of Swift Code ABRKEGCAALF

Swift codes are usually formed of 8 (or) 11 characters. You can understand that a swift code or BIC refers to a primary office when it's formatted in an 8-digit code. The codes are arranged in the following manner:

ABRK EG CA ALF
  • Bank Code (A-Z) - 4 letter code. The first four letters indicate the shortened version of a bank's name. The Bank Code for this is ABRK.
  • Country Code (A-Z) - 2 letter code. The second two letters say the name of the country in which the bank is located. The Country Code for this is EG. The country corresponding to this country code is Egypt.
  • Location Code (0-9) (A-Z) - A 2 digit code that could be either two letters or numbers. It says where the bank's head office is located. The Location Code for this is CA.
  • Branch Code - This is an optional 3-digit code. It states a particular branch instead of the bank's head office. The Branch Code for this is ALF.

4 Letter Bank Code 2 Letter Country Code 2 Letter Location Code 3 Letter Branch Code
ABRK EG CA ALF